Entries in 'crowdfunding' (47)

Kickstarter updates T&Cs to warn that creators may face 'legal action' for unfinished projects

Kickstarter updates T&Cs to warn that creators may face 'legal action' for unfinished projects

An alteration to Kickstarter’s terms and conditions has warned project creators that they may face legal action should they fail to delivery on successfully funded projects.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 1:05PM in News
Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game Clang is scrapped

Successfully Kickstarted sword fighting game Clang is scrapped

Sword fighting game Clang will now not be released, despite being successfully Kickstarted in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Cyberith Virtualizer VR treadmill successfully funded on Kickstarter

Cyberith Virtualizer VR treadmill successfully funded on Kickstarter

An alternative virtual reality treadmill has hit its funding target on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 3:19PM in News
Star Citizen crowdfunding total hits $50m

Star Citizen crowdfunding total hits $50m

More than $50 million has been donated to Cloud Imperium Games for the development of upcoming space exploration title Star Citizen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:13PM in News

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Cult FMV title Night Trap seeking HD Kickstarter backing

Cult FMV title Night Trap seeking HD Kickstarter backing

The creators of ‘90s cult hit Night Trap have launched a Kickstarter to try and fund an HD remake of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 12:01PM in News
Ch-Ch-Chucklefishion - Starbound devs discuss the crowdfunding challenge

Ch-Ch-Chucklefishion - Starbound devs discuss the crowdfunding challenge

Amid the hype surrounding Early Access titles like DayZ you might be forgiven for not knowing what Starbound is. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 5th 2014 at 2:14PM in News
Uncertainties build for Kickstarted Early Access title The Stomping Land

Uncertainties build for Kickstarted Early Access title The Stomping Land

Could The Stomping Land be about to join the list of infamous Kickstarter projects that leave their backers in the lurch?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2014 at 3:15PM in News
Areal Kickstarter suspended, is now hunting for PayPal contributions

Areal Kickstarter suspended, is now hunting for PayPal contributions

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has suspended funding for the controversial STALKER successor Areal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 11:08AM in News

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Yogscast not ready to account for alleged $150k Winterkewl payment

Yogscast not ready to account for alleged $150k Winterkewl payment

An alleged payment of $150k from Yogventures developer Winterkewl to Yogscast remains unaccounted for.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 3:14PM in News
Areal Kickstarter hits target amidst accusations and alleged Vladimir Putin support

Areal Kickstarter hits target amidst accusations and alleged Vladimir Putin support

The controversial ‘spiritual successor’ to STALKER has hit its $50k Kickstarter goal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 12:25PM in News
Winterkewl details Yogventures' demise

Winterkewl details Yogventures' demise

Lead developer at Winterkewl Kris Vale has attempted to explain the chain of events that led to last week’s termination of Yogventures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:32AM in News
Mighty No 9 looking for even more crowdfunding

Mighty No 9 looking for even more crowdfunding

Despite smashing its Kickstarter target in October of last year, the team behind platform title Mighty No 9 has decided to ask for yet more crowdsourced funding.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2014 at 12:11PM in News

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It's now easier to start a Kickstarter

It's now easier to start a Kickstarter

Crowdfunding website Kickstarter has simplified its rules for project submissions down to three basic principles in an effort to make the platform easier to use.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 4th 2014 at 1:45PM in News
Wasteland 2 creator says there's no Kickstarter fatigue

Wasteland 2 creator says there's no Kickstarter fatigue

Kickstarter is not declining in popularity, but developers are finding it increasingly difficult to find popular niches, says InXile Entertainment CEO Brian Fargo.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 27th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
Against the odds, Amplitude hits its Kickstarter goal

Against the odds, Amplitude hits its Kickstarter goal

Harmonix has successfully achieved its crowdfunding goal for an HD remake of its cult rhythm action game Amplitude.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on May 23rd 2014 at 12:20PM in News
Superhot kicks off $100,000 Kickstarter

Superhot kicks off $100,000 Kickstarter

Time-bending FPS Superhot is already a quarter of the way toward its brand new $100,000 Kickstarter goal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 4:18PM in News

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Harmonix takes to Kickstarter to fund a new Amplitude

Harmonix takes to Kickstarter to fund a new Amplitude

2003 rhythm action title Amplitude could be the subject of an HD remake if a new Kickstarter from Harmonix is successful.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2014 at 4:01PM in News
Chris Roberts vows that Star Citizen won't be sold

Chris Roberts vows that Star Citizen won't be sold

Star Citizen will not be sold, the many backers of the space simulator have been assured.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 10:28AM in News
Yu Suzuki could Kickstart Shenmue III

Yu Suzuki could Kickstart Shenmue III

The Shenmue III dream is still alive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2014 at 9:22AM in News
Kickstarter game that raised $53,500 'put on hold'

Kickstarter game that raised $53,500 'put on hold'

Another game that had been successfully Kickstarted has undergone a significant downsizing and possible cancellation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2014 at 4:03PM in News
PayPal adjusts terms for crowdfunding campaigns

PayPal adjusts terms for crowdfunding campaigns

Online payment processing firm PayPal is working with crowdfunding creators to distinguish between campaigns that are pre-selling merchandise and those that are more strictly for fundraising.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2014 at 9:08PM in News
There are people who want you to crowdfund a plush Flappy Bird controller

There are people who want you to crowdfund a plush Flappy Bird controller

What’s better than a free clone of Flappy Bird on iOS or Android?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2014 at 2:53PM in News
Kickstarter recommends password reset after hack is confirmed

Kickstarter recommends password reset after hack is confirmed

Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter has confirmed that it was last week the victim of a hack that compromised some user data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2014 at 10:17AM in News
Bleszinski mulling crowdfunding campaign for next title

Bleszinski mulling crowdfunding campaign for next title

Designer Cliff Bleszinski's upcoming project may look to go the Kickstarter route, the industry veteran has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 4th 2014 at 7:46AM in News
American McGee's Akaneiro tumbling down the Kickstarter rabbit hole

American McGee's Akaneiro tumbling down the Kickstarter rabbit hole

Steam Early Access game Akaneiro: Demon Hunters has cost creators Spicy Horse $1.7m, owner American McGee has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 2:11PM in News